Saturday, June 5, 2010

Operation Babylift & Operation Reunite

April 6, 2010

Operation Reunite and Operation Babylift media event in Saigon organized by Tuoi Tre Newspaper. Tuoi Tre News organized an online (internet) event and a public event to share and collect information related to the search of any relatives of the adoptees who left Viet Nam during the final days of the war in 1975.

A full room of families searching for missing children came to the public event to meet some of the adoptees and to file information searching for their own children. Some of the families came from faraway place armed with old documents and photos, hoping that they would see a familiar face.

April 4, 2010 - Unexpected Separation

Sunday, April 4, 2010
Some of the Operation Reunite and Operation Babylift adoptees appeared on a live television program this evening "Nhu Chu He Co Cuoc Chia Ly" (Unexpected Separation). This popular reality television show helps to locate and unite families. During the live show, more than 240 calls came in inquiring or offering information related to the adoptees who left Viet Nam in April 1975.

To view the show online (show number 29):

Reporting from Saigon by Son Michael Pham